The Nature of Idaho & 1983 Borah Peak Earthquake

Jan 16, 2020

Join us on the Nature of Idaho as we speak with Dr. David Pearson from Idaho State University. We’re talking about the 1983 Earthquake at Borah Peak, and the fault that grew Idaho’s tallest mountain.


Dr. David Pearson from Idaho State University
Credit isu.edu

Trivia time! What was the largest earthquake ever recorded?

Answer: 9.5 on the Richter Scale, in Chile, 1960